Completed by 1953 Union Pacific's third main track over Sherman Hill, also known as the 'Harriman Line', traded 10 extra miles for an easier gradient for heavy westbounds on the busy Overland Rout... (more)
With a compliment of 87 soda-cans tied to the drawbar a heavy eastbound soda ash train meets a westbound manifest between Heard and Hermosa on the western slope of Sherman Hill.
West bound local.
Eastbound Mixed on Soldier Pass with UP 5341 (AC45CCTE), UP 1616 (SD40N), UP 6106 (SD60M) and UP 1623 (SD40N).
UP 3705 leads UP UEXVT out of the city and into the country town of La Fox, Illinois on a beautiful summer afternoon!
A Union Pacific Auto Rack climbs up hill through the curves of Shawmut. The desert floor is the only place left with sunlight, as the sun fades behind the mountains that surround. This train has t... (more)
The DPU of a Northbound intermodal is greeted by a blast of sunlight through the clouds. To the South/East are storm cells emerging in the skies and rain falling a little further uphill towards Te... (more)
Union Pacific EMD SD70M No. 4609 has been sprayed with a coat of gray primer and dries in one of the paint shop bays at UP’s Downing B. Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 19, 2015.
UP 5454 leads a westbound manifest toward Gibbon Jct. and the Kearney sub.
On a hot sunday EMD GP40-2 1348 and EMD GO60 1019 pull the Potash local along the Colorado river.